Tim Tebow Gets Engaged To Former Miss Universe

Brenda Watkins
January 10, 2019

As Tim Tebow's chances of reaching the big leagues look favorable heading into next season, that won't be the only major development in the Heisman Trophy winner's life.

A month before minor leaguer Tim Tebow heads to spring training with hopes of making it to NY with the Mets in 2019, the outfielder/former quarterback/SEC Network host popped the question to Miss Universe 2017, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters.

So Del-Peters wouldn't suspect anything, Tebow said he was having a late Christmas get-together with his family and wanted to surprise his dad with a new truck.

For about five minutes, Tebow and Nel-Peters talked about their relationship and its future in hushed tones before Tebow, 31, dropped to one knee.

As Nel-Peters said yes, Tebow slipped a 7.25-carat solitaire ring on her finger.

"Thank you for saying YES and making me the happiest man in the world", Tebow said of their engagement. "Demi Leigh Nel-Peters, I love you", he said.

People reported that the proposal was made on Wednesday night outside Tebow's family's farm in Jacksonville, Florida.

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The 23-year old beauty is from South Africa but now lives in NY.

'I was excited. I wanted everything to be ideal and to go smoothly.

"I'm looking, but I just can't seem to find anyone", he told PEOPLE in spring 2017. "I actually wasn't really nervous".

'I'm so excited for the wedding, and I can't wait to spend forever with Tim.' she gushed.

"She is a really special girl and I am very lucky and blessed for her coming into my life", he told ESPN over the summer.

'I am usually very private with these things but I am very thankful'.

After winning two national championships at Florida, Tebow was was taken with the 25th-overall pick of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos.

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